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Allan Cunningham
Allan Cunningham
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A plaque commemorates explorer Allan Cunningham and his expedition in 1829. 

Location

Address:Ipswich Street, Community Hall, Grandchester, 4340
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.661667
Long: 152.462222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:18-June-1829
Actual Event End Date:18-June-1829
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th July, 1982
Front Inscription

This plaque commemorates the journey of Allan Cunningham who set forth from Ipswich in 1829 and discovered the Lockyer Valley.

Unveiled by Cr. N.W. Russell Chairman Moreton Shire Council on 18th July, 1982.

On their journey from Ipswich, Cunningham and his party camped overnight on the 18th June 1829 after following Western Creek from Ipswich and later crossing the range to Laidley Creek where he proceeded to the Lockyer Valley.

Source: MA,ADB
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